Culture and hospitality go hand in hand with the Hotel Sacher. Everyone's favorite meeting place, from artists to heads of state like US President John F. Kennedy, Anna Netrebko, Queen Elizabeth II of England, Sharon Stone, Justin Bieber or Naomi Campbell. The Sacher has been an important part of Vienna's cultural history since its opening in 1876.
Hotel Sacher History
Historic hotel in Vienna, the Hotel Sacher was founded in 1876 by Eduard Sacher (son of the creator of the famous Sacher Franz Sacher cake) as a maison meublée, and transformed, after his death, by his wife into one of the finest hotels in the world frequented by diplomats and aristocracy
Since 1934 the hotel has been under the guidance of the Gürtler family that has kept intact the glory of the Sacher, still today a popular meeting place for aristocrats, politicians, exponents of the business world and celebrities of the show. Famous guests include Indira Gandhi, Queen Elizabeth II, John F. Kennedy, Leonard Bernstein, Herbert von Karajan, Romy Schneider, Jane Fonda, Bruce Willis, Ricky Martin, Valentino.
The hotel has 152 rooms, including two presidential suites, a wellness center on the top floor, two restaurants and three bars including the famous one on the ground floor, always packed with tourists, where you can taste the Sacher cake and buy it in the annex pastry.